Friday, January 21, 2011

2011 Tour Downunder Now On


  1. The race has been going this week and will finish on sunday here. If you want to see more of this area please go to the link below for more information. The race comes through the surrounding areas of my backyard on Saturday.

  2. It is such an energy filled snap Milli. Well done!

  3. There is a lot of those tours in our area.

  4. the STILL and the MOVE is so cool!, Milli ... beautiful blue skies too ... vroom - lol

  5. Thanks Ren this is an amazing week here of races and these guys are all adrenalin charged. Glad the photo portrays the excitement.

  6. Perfect conditions than goodness Jim..woof woo back at ya.

  7. Where are the gals Milli? lol Loads of sore butts I can imagine he he he. Great capture my friend!

  8. The girls do ride Mia but they usually have their own sprints.

  9. Did the Tour De France get lost??? LOL

  10. that's a whole bunch of white

    i just realized something. do black people even ride in these things? i don't think i have ever seen one.

  11. Nah Mitch it just detoured way down south LOL....and they enjoy it here too or so they say.

  12. You can watch the action on TV from here Z..
    North America

    If you are into this sport it does not matter your colour race or anything else for that matter but you need to have the passion and the drive and be comfortable in spandex. Under those helmets and racing costumes you will find kids, the young and old also women and girls, men and boys..all with a passion for Cycling Z. However this main race brings in the total pros of the sport...

    The UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) WorldTour is the highest level of competition in road cycling.

    The Santos Tour Down Under became the first WorldTour race outside Europe when it joined the UCI ProTour in 2008. These teams bring together the best riders in the world and form a top division.

    UCI WorldTour Calendar - 2011
    Date Events Country
    18-23 January Santos Tour Down Under Australia
    6-13 March Paris-Nice France
    9-15 March Tirreno-Adriatico Italy
    19 March Milan-San Remo Italy
    21-27 March Volta Ciclista a Catalunya Spain
    27 March Ghent-Wevelgem Belgium
    3 April Ronde van Vlaanderen/Tour de Flandres Belgium
    4-9 April Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco Spain
    10 April Paris-Roubaix France
    17 April Amstel Gold Race Netherlands
    20 April La Fleche Wallonne Belgium
    24 April Liege-Bastogne-Liege Belgium
    26 April-1 May Tour de Romandie Switzerland
    7 May-29 May Giro d'Italia Italy
    5-12 June Criterium du Dauphine Libere France
    11-19 June Tour de Suisse Switzerland
    2-24 July Tour de France France
    30 July Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian-San Sebastian Spain
    31 July-6 August Tour de Pologne Poland
    8-14 August Eneco Tour Bel/Ned/Lux
    20 August-11 September Vuelta a Espana Spain
    21 August Vattenfall Cyclassics Germany
    28 August GP Ouest France-Plouay France
    5-9 September Tour of Beijing China
    9 September Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec Canada
    11 September Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal Canada
    15 October Giro di Lombardia Italy

  13. Brilliant capture ... you can almost feel the energy and excitement ...... love it when these sort of things come through town ... there was some bike race here a couple of months ago and it came right through our little town ... the atmosphere was amazing!

  14. What a great action shot.
    I would love to see this race. Especially
    if I was there in Australia.,..

  15. Cool shot, dear! Must have been a lovely and thrilling day!